9780321045942

Community of Readers, A: A Thematic Approach to Reading

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321045942

  • ISBN10:

    0321045947

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
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Summary

A thematic approach where all readings in each chapter center on the same theme and an emphasis on basic reading skills and higher level, critical reading skills help students develop schema while improving their reading skills. A unique system to teach the reading process called PRO (P-repare to Read, R-ead Actively and Reflect, and O-rganize to learn), a thematic approach, and a new skill introduced in each chapter. Reading skills at (approximately) the 6th-9th grade levels.

Table of Contents

Detailed Contents v
To the Instructor xv
To the Student xxi
The Reading Process Celebrating Self and Community
1(50)
Working with Words Computer Technology
51(66)
Topics and Main Ideas Living on Earth
117(62)
Support for Main Ideas Staying Well
179(62)
Patterns of Organization Where We Live
241(62)
Interpreting Visual Aids Working and Choosing a Career
303(76)
Inferences and Reading Literature Dealing with Gender
379(72)
Facts and Opinions Living in a Diverse Society
451(58)
Critical Thinking Looking Back / Looking Forward
509(162)
Extend Your Thinking
Additional Reading and Exercises
573(76)
A Reader's Toolkit
649(22)
Note-Taking: The Cornell Note-Taking System
650(6)
Test-Taking
656(9)
Writing Activities
665(1)
Portfolio Project
666(2)
Book Reports
668(3)
Credits 671(4)
Index 675

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